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Registration for Aug. 7 election ends July 8

Registration for Aug. 7 election ends July 8

June 29th, 2014 8:46 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County residents who are not registered to vote have less than two weeks to do so and be eligible to cast a ballot in the county general election or party primaries for state races on Aug. 7.

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Five charged after allegedly breaking into abandoned Hawkins farmhouse

Five charged after allegedly breaking into abandoned Hawkins farmhouse

June 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP — Five Hawkins County males have been charged with burglary for allegedly breaking into an abandoned farmhouse Monday near Bulls Gap and breaking out a window.

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Police capture Johnson City man accused of setting wife on fire

Police capture Johnson City man accused of setting wife on fire

June 29th, 2014 6:13 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Washington County sheriff's deputies and Johnson City police arrested a man accused of setting his wife on fire during an argument that occurred this weekend.

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AmeriCorps helps local man find his path

AmeriCorps helps local man find his path

June 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Cameron Perkins studied at East Tennessee State University and was approaching his third year, but still had not declared a major. He said he needed to take some time off because it was pointless to keep going if he didn't know what to do.

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Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

June 29th, 2014 5:46 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their own House member booted. So incumbents are sweating out this year's election, right? Nope. Mostly they're not.

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Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places

Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places

June 29th, 2014 5:35 pm by ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

On an average day, hundreds of migrants are questioned on camera by agents in San Diego and other stations on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Tennessee board to consider teacher evaluation proposals

Tennessee board to consider teacher evaluation proposals

June 29th, 2014 5:13 pm by Associated Press

Teachers who consistently score highly on annual state-mandated teacher evaluations may be able to bypass training requirements to advance or to renew licenses.

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Oasis of Kingsport opens doors to local women

Oasis of Kingsport opens doors to local women

June 29th, 2014 4:05 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The Oasis of Kingsport, which just opened at 1009 East Sullivan Street in Downtown Kingsport on June 16, is a gathering place for all women and children (including boys 10 and under), offering services to promote self-sufficiency and empowerment.

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A man, a plan, a log, a chainsaw: bear sculptures

A man, a plan, a log, a chainsaw: bear sculptures

June 29th, 2014 4:00 pm by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

At his home just south of New York's Adirondack Mountains, Tyoe carves soaring eagles, grizzled mountain men and wolves from white pine. But he mostly carves bears, his specialty.

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Community Scrapbook: Young photographers showcase their love of Southwest Virginia

June 29th, 2014 3:45 pm by Debra McCown, Community Contributor

It's certainly a time of year when a lot of photos are taken. Not to be overlooked is this set of photos that reflects another perspective: how our young people see the world through the lens of a camera.

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